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The Post-COVID Urban Revival: What’s Next for Big Cities?

Today, more than four out of five people in the United States live in cities and urban areas. Over the country’s long history of urbanization, cities like New York, San Francisco and Chicago swelled not only in population, but also in their prominence as American...

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Financial Literacy For the Rising Generation and Beyond

It is very common for families of affluence to have competent professional advisors to help them manage their investments, their legal affairs, and their business operations. If a family member is not planning on a career as the Chief Executive Officer or Chief...

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IRS Provides Safe Harbor for PPP Loan Deductions

The IRS and the Treasury Department on April 22 released guidance that provides a safe harbor for businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans in the first round of relief but did not deduct otherwise eligible business expenses because they relied...

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Spring 2021 Non-Profit Newsletter

In this issue: IRS Issues Final Regulations on UBTI "Silos" Provider Relief Funds - Reporting and Audit Spotlight on Higher Education - Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II Presentation of COVID-19 Related Federal Programs on the Schedule of Expenditures of...

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Top Five PPP FAQs

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan process has become increasingly complicated as new guidance and enhancements to the program have been announced. Not only does the guidance continue to change but some of the provisions have retroactive application, such as...

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Is Your Nonprofit Prepared for a Cyberattack?

By Ric Opal “With COVID-19, we have gone through two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months” — Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft At the height of COVID-19, nonprofit organizations were forced to postpone or cancel events, transition their staff to work...

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American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is the latest $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package President Biden signed into law on Wednesday, March 11, 2021 that is designed to continue to facilitate recovery from the economic and health effects of the ongoing pandemic....

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How to Get Stuff Done

Businesses face disruption on multiple fronts, and they are struggling to get things done. Company leaders must contend with the pandemic’s health threat and the challenges of managing a remote workforce, as well as supply chain disruptions, demand shifts, resource...

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CARES Act Employee Retention Credits for Nonprofit Employers

By Carolyn Smith Driscoll, Gabe Rubio, Brad Poris | February 01, 2021 Many nonprofit organizations were forced to shutter or temporarily close their operations under a governmental order as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, while others were forced to severely...

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Agility at Work: Workplace Strategy for the Digital Age

Commercial real estate was already facing disruption prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the pressure to evolve and modernize has increased even more. Improved digital tools, new ways of working and innovative business models have pushed the criteria for real estate...

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SBA Issues Guidance on How to Apply for More PPP Funds

The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (Economic Aid Act or Act), signed into law on December 27, 2020 as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, makes additional funds available under the Paycheck Protection Program...

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